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Swinburne offers supply chain course

Wednesday, 29 August 2018 ( #887 ) - Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Students will work with CEVA on real-world projects
Students will work with CEVA on real-world projects
Swinburne University has partnered with international leading logistics and freight management company CEVA to offer its Master of Supply Chain Innovation course in an Australian-first collaboration. The postgraduate course aims to upskill those already working in the supply chain industry and ensure new entrants into the discipline have the most up-to-date skills. Delivered through Swinburne's Australian Graduate School of Entrepreneurship (AGSE), the Master of Supply Chain Innovation continues to build collaborative partnerships with industry that will prepare graduates for the future of supply chain management. This first-of-its-kind partnership in Australia will see students working with CEVA on a core component of the degree, the Innovation in Transport and Logistics applied project unit. While being mentored by CEVA's logistics experts, students will work with the company on real-world projects and produce practical solutions to their issues. Carlos Velez Rodriguez, managing director of CEVA Australia and New Zealand, says the company is thrilled to join forces with Swinburne and engage with students who will make up the future workforce of supply chain management. "We are looking forward to working with the innovative students at Swinburne and to not only mentor them, but to also draw upon their emerging skills to help us address the challenges and opportunities within our industry," he says.